Swedish Men To Get Three Months of Mandatory Paid Paternity Leave 

Beginning in 2016, Sweden will give new fathers a third month of required paid parental leave. The country already has one of the most generous parental leave policies, it currently allows parents to take 16 months of government-paid time off to care for newborns that must be split between both parents. The law… » 5/31/15 3:00pm 5/31/15 3:00pm

America Leads The World In Crappy Parental Leave Policies

Has this week left you feeling like the government is on a campaign to do you and your lady bits wrong? Well unfortunately, this won't make you feel any better. A Human Rights Watch report released today says that of the 190 countries studied, the United States is one of only three that doesn't guarantee paid … » 2/23/11 11:25pm 2/23/11 11:25pm

Britain: Making It Easier For Women To Stay Home, And Reinforcing The…

As if there hasn't been quite enough said about the work-life choices women get to make, Nicola Brewer, the chair of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission in Great Britain, ignited a debate about maternity leave and its effect on women's careers this weekend that has landed her in a spot of hot water. Recently,… » 7/15/08 4:00pm 7/15/08 4:00pm